Burnley College

Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Competitive Salary
11 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
HR / Training
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College
Purpose of the Post

Are you an experienced and effective recruiter looking for your next challenge?

We are seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced Staff Recruitment Coordinator, to join our Human Resources team as we embark on a period of innovation and sustained growth.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about recruitment and understand the difference that effective recruitment and selection makes in educating and training the diverse communities in which we serve. Whether you have a background in industry, education or training, if you enjoy a fast-paced career where you can continue to learn and grow, we want to engage with you.

The post holder will lead on all staff recruitment, utilising their existing knowledge and experience to advise our recruiting managers on effective documentation, advertising and selection processes, in order to recruit the right people for our unique, forward thinking culture.

The post holder will also be expected to liaise with key contacts externally, to promote the College and its opportunities, in order to provide recruiting managers with the best pool from which to select their new staff member.

About Burnley College

Burnley College is a forward-thinking, commercially-minded, £28million College within Lancashire, comprising five education and training brands, delivering further and higher education, apprenticeships, commercial training and adult learning programmes.

Thanks to the outstanding, passionate team of staff at Burnley College, we continue to innovate, grow and improve. We are proactive, we move quickly and we have the needs and success of our learners at heart.

We are developing the workforce of today, tomorrow and beyond. Each and every one of us is dedicated to learning and development and the impact that this has on our students, apprentices, employers and the communities we operate in.

The College embarks on an exciting time, as it seeks to recruit a team of specialists, cross-College, to design and deliver University programmes, which will complement our current Further Education delivery. These dynamic and innovative specialists will come from a variety of backgrounds, including academic as well as industry, as we develop programmes with a focus on the needs of employers and industries.

About the Human Resources and Payroll Team

Our team is passionate about supporting our staff and managers in the provision of an outstanding service to our young people, in order to build futures and change lives.

The team are responsible for all elements of employment and we are passionate about providing expert support to staff and managers on recruitment, employment law, employment relations, performance management, payroll, pensions and anything else which our customers may need.

The In-House Staff Recruitment Coordinator will lead on all recruitment cross-College, working in a business partner mode with our managers, to understand their recruitment needs and the best ways in which to meet them.

Person specification

  • A strong understanding of the value of effective recruitment and the vision, motivation and ambition to make it happen

  • An appreciation of the purpose of providing outstanding education, training and innovation to young people and the people of Lancashire

  • Understanding of and passion for ensuring the right people are recruited to the right posts

  • A confident and knowledgeable communication style, with the ability to think and advise strategically and tactically in relation to workforce planning; particularly considering our development in University curriculum, as well as Further Education

  • A collaborative approach with both ability to identify and attract talent, whilst managing the recruitment and selection process from start to finish

  • Maintaining and developing effective processes, including the entire induction process for various types of staff and the issuing and return of all recruitment and employment documentation

  • A friendly, positive and hardworking approach to a fast-paced, exciting and unique culture, where you be an integral part of every team who make up our vibrant and energetic College

How to apply

Download the application form below and give a brief overview of your existing experience, in line with the job description and person specification, to show how you meet the criteria for the post of Staff Recruitment Coordinator.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in further detail, please email hr.recruitment@burnley.ac.uk to leave your query and contact details, and a member of the team will contact you.

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